Hilltopper Happenings highlights the many ways Elgin Academy is inspiring students to be our creative, courageous, and compassionate future. Stories about our students, faculty, and programs are shared on our website.



Virtual Dunk Tank
Thank you for supporting Elgin Academy’s student clubs and activities by participating in our Virtual Dunk tank. Together we more than doubled our goal and raised over $2,000 for our Hilltoppers!
We hope you enjoy this video of Foxman dumping Gatorade on Coach Pinson and Coach Williams, hitting Mr. Sept in the face with a pie, dying Mrs. Kut's hair pink, and soaking Mr. Hanford with water balloons! We thank all of them for being such good sports! View Video on YouTube
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5K Your Way

The Elgin Academy Girls Tennis Team along with Coaches Perez and Moe participated in the 5K Your Way as part of EA's Homecoming Festivities. EA 8th Grader, Kaan Bruss, finished his 5K Your Way and the Metzler family did their 5K their way at Waterfall Glen in Lemont. Congratulations to all! #EA5KYourWay

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Coach Rick
Somebody clearly forgot to tell Coach Williams that it was a No-Talent Talent Show because not only did he write his own lyrics but he plays the piano to Radiohead's Creep. It was such a hit it left at least one audience member in tears! View Video on YouTube
The Upper School Improv & No-Talent Talent Show is just one of the many Homecoming activities being held this weekend as part of Elgin Academy's week of Homecoming festivities. #HilltopperHomecoming2020
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 Intro to Fine Arts Theatre class

In Ms. Bayer's Intro to Fine Arts/Theatre class, students performed monologues from ancient Greek tragedies. They are portraying characters like Creon, Antigone, Medea, and more. They also made their own character masks patterned after the tragedy masks worn by ancient Greek actors. Ms. Bayer said, "since they have to wear face masks to perform, I thought we would just lean into it!"

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